Title:Muna Madan: A Play in the Jhyaure Folk Tradition
Author:Laxmi Prasad Devkota
Editor:Ananda P. Srestha
Remarks:Muna Madan is based on an 18th-century ballad in Nepal Bhasa entitled Ji Waya La Lachhi Maduni, Muna Madan was Nepal's official entry at the 2004 Academy Awards.
Size:137 x 212 mm
Muna Madan, a classic of Nepali language, is a book every Nepalese holds dear to the heart. Written in popular Jhyaure folk tradition, the play weaves a moving tale of Madan who goes to Lhasa to earn an honest dream of bedecking his beloved wife, Muna, with ornaments of gold and of fulfilling the final wishes of his ailing mother.But on his way back home, Madan falls sick. Drama then unfolds to depict the agony of a human life caught in the twilight of dreaming and knowing.